Vincent C. Gandolfi
- June 9, 1946 - November 20, 2012
- North Ridgeville, Ohio
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Hospise of the Western Reserve
300 East 185th Street
Cleveland, OH 44119
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“To the family of Vince, I'd like to express my deepest sympathy on his passing and to acknowledge that although I didn't know Vince well, I heard...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Carolynn Grahovac - Canonsburg, PA
“It was such a pleasure knowing and working with Vince. He had the best smile ever. I was able to spend some time with him and Helena on their last...Read More »
2 of 29 | Posted by: Sandy Lindsey - Lakeland, FL
“Squatty was a blessing to all! We will carry forward his caring and joy for life. Helena and kids our thoughts are with you as you were the focus...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Dick Tressel
“Dear Helena and family,
I am so sorry to learn of your loss, but I am so thankful for the blessing of Vince's friendship. Warrior is such an apt...Read More »
4 of 29 | Posted by: Anita Evans - Strongsville, OH
“Dear Healena and Family,
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy at Vince's' passing and know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Fred & Kaye Ristow - Apollo Beach, FL
“Vince was "the man", not only in my eyes but a lot of us. He was always there in so many ways. A leader, a kind, compassionate human being and all...Read More »
6 of 29 | Posted by: Mike Petrone - Scottsdale, AZ
“When I was a young boy and Vince was a teenager, the Cravotta's would make a trip from York, Pa. to visit the Gandolfi's in Rocky River, Ohio. In my...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Gene Cravotta - Warren, OH
“Vinnie, aka "squatty", was such a wonderful person. We are blessed to have had him in our lives! We will never forget the twinkle in his eyes!
Much...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Pat & Mary Ann Gillespie - OH
“will be missed very mush, was good friend to work with
9 of 29 | Posted by: cindy eck - olmsted twp, OH
“We knew Vince since our college days and continued our friendship with a close-knit group of couples formed during our teaching days together. The...Read More »
10 of 29 | Posted by: Len and Juanita Pariano
“Please accept my sincere condolences. Vince will always be remembered for his friendliness and willingness to help others. Although I haven't seen...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: Dave Williams - Phoenix, AZ
“Our memories of Vince will always be connected to the twinkle in his eye and the grin on his face. He was a true warrior and did, indeed, "fight the...Read More »
12 of 29 | Posted by: Ken & Nancy Kovach - Stow, OH
“Remembering fondly, our brother "Squatty." His warmth, enthusiasm, and infectious smile will be remembered by those of us who knew and loved him. ...Read More »
13 of 29 | Posted by: Cliff Bemis - NY, NY
“My condolences go to all of Vince’s family. It is sad to lose a brother.
14 of 29 | Posted by: D. Alan Armstrong - Pemberton, NJ
“A WONDERFUL GUY WITH A FAMILY TO MATCH. YOU FOUGHT THE GOOD FIGHT WITH RESPECT & DIGNITY. GOD BLESS YOU VINCE, OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU....Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: BOB MACK - WILLOUGHBY, OH
“Squatty not only was an Atwood Hall of Fame member and past champion, but in the last two years of the tournament, when speaking was a challenge for...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: jerry sheets - hudson, OH
“We were very privileged to have known Vince---a special guy with a great smile. We will miss him dearly. Our thoughts and prayers to Helena and...Read More »
17 of 29 | Posted by: Tom and Nancy Allen - Westlake, OH
“Vince, that voice I would hear on my voicemail is forever silent but I am confident that we will meet up again in eternity where we can talk and talk...Read More »
18 of 29 | Posted by: Teri Bitler - Chandler, AZ
“Vince always had such an upbeat outlook on life.WE WILL GREATLY MISS HIM! May his zeal be carried on through his Children and Grandchildren....Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: Pat & Laurel Dobson - Elyria, OH
“We lost a great one...my prayers are with you Helena and family. Always a smile and friendly conversation. I bet Vince gets a Thansgiving day...Read More »
20 of 29 | Posted by: Linda Summersett - Brook Park, OH
“We will miss his great smile.
21 of 29 | Posted by: Scott Powe - Avon lake, OH
“Your smile will be greatly missed! Our thoughts and prayers go out to Helena and her Family.
22 of 29 | Posted by: Lynn (Holztrager) Jones - OH
“What a fighter! Vince is finally at peace. We will miss you terribly Vince. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you Helena. We love love you....Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Tom and Nancy Bruscino - FL
“We will miss Uncle Vince. He was a great man and an example of joy and strength. He was full of life . He always touched our hearts and put a smile...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Vanessa - Madrid
“What a fight he fought. What a neat, neat guy. The world is poorer. Save us a place, Vinny.
25 of 29 | Posted by: William Walker - Medina, OH
“What an amazing man. Vince, you will be truly missed, and never forgotten. Prayers to Helena and the Gandolfi’s.
26 of 29 | Posted by: Kathryn and Jonathan Maerlender - OH
“We were blessed to have been a part of Vince's life - he was one very special guy. We will miss him dearly. Thoughts & prayers to you Helena & hour...Read More »
27 of 29 | Posted by: Steve & Linda Kovach - Westlake, OH
“Remembering the days at St. Christopher's grade school. Many memories of Vince in the parking lot at recess playing various ball games. Vince was...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Chris Celebrezze - N Royalton, OH
“I am so very lucky and blessed to have known Vince
29 of 29 | Posted by: John Nordstrom - Westlake
Vincent C. Gandolfi, age 66, of North Ridgeville, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at his home, following a long illness.
He was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania and had been a resident of North Ridgeville for the past 30 years. He previously lived in North Olmsted and Rocky River.
Vincent worked as a District Sales manager for Watkins Motor Lines and Amware Distribution, retiring in 2010.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Avon. Vince enjoyed golfing, skiing, boating, music and was a very outgoing and friendly person who loved being with family, especially his grandchildren, and friends.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Helena (nee Fredmonsky); daughter, Jennifer (Robert) Krupka of Olmsted Falls; son, Anthony (Jaina) Gandolfi of Russell Township; grandsons, Benjamin, Charles, William Krupka of Olmsted Falls, Vincent Cataldo Gandolfi II of Russell Township; sister, Claudia Gandolfi-Egido; nephews, Reuben (Vanessa) Egido of Madrid, Alex Egido of the Canary Islands.
He was preceded in death by parents, Vincent and Ethel Gandolfi; sister, Bernadette Gandolfi and brother-in-law, Rafael Egido.
Friends may call on Friday from 3-8 p.m. in the Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville where a prayer service will be held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 33601 Detroit Rd., Avon. Father John Misenko and Father Michael Kenmore will con-celebrate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 E. 185th St., Cleveland, OH 44119.